Thursday, December 18, 2014

Sauteed Kale with Bacon and Balsamic

Serves 2
Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.

1 large bunch of kale (about 3/4 pound)
2 bacon slices, chopped
2 teaspoons Balsamic vinegar, or to taste

  1. Cut stems and center ribs away from kale leaves and coarsely tear leaves. 
  2. In a large heavy saucepan of boiling salted water cook leaves 5 minutes and drain well in colander. 
  3. In pan cook bacon over moderate heat, stirring, until crisp. Pour off all but about 1 tablespoon fat from pan. Add kale to bacon and sauté over moderately high heat, stirring, until heated through.
  4. Toss kale with vinegar and season with salt and pepper.

Mindy's Oatmeal-Coconut Pancakes

1.5 C Oatmeal
.5 C Coconut Flour
.33 C Vanilla Whey Powder
1 t. Baking Powder
3 T Splenda or any sweetner
5 Eggs
1.5 C Milk

  1. Mix all ingredients except for .5 C milk.
  2. Let set in fridge for 30 mins.  Mixture will thicken.
  3. Thin mixture with remaining .5 C milk.
  4. Drop .33 (1/3)C batter onto griddle and cook on medium heat until bubbles toward the center begin to burst.  Flip and cook other side.  
  5. Serve with syrup or Sugar-free Jam.
  6. Very Healthy!